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Registered: ‎12-09-2009
My Device: Storm 9530
My Carrier: Verizon

changing wireless providers

Hello, I own a Blackberry Storm 9530 that I purchased from Verizon Wireless 1 year ago ---- I have completely fulfilled my obligation with Verizon and now want to switch over to either AT&T or T-Mobile and, if possible, use this same phone.

I have asked Verizon this question but I think they are giving me the run around as they don't want to lose a customer to their competitors. Is this possible to use this Verizon phone with service from either AT&T or T-Mobile ??

Do these phones come "locked" and if so, how would I "unlock" the phone ??


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Re: changing wireless providers

You can unlock it for another carrier.


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Re: changing wireless providers

Must be unlocked as referred to above, Verizon should give you the unlock code for free if you are still a customer in good standing with them. Otherwise, Horizon Wireless mentioned is a reputable unlocker.


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